James Robert Walker

East Highgate: Born July 3, 1932 to Florence and George Walker Sr., James Robert Walker Sr. was reunited with his wife Gloria Martell Walker on January 7, 2017 surrounded by loved ones at the age of 84. He was married to Gloria Martell Walker on July 3, 1954 and had three children that survive him – Brenda Morrison, James Walker Jr., and Kevin Walker. He was predeceased by his brother George Walker Jr. sister Betty Parizo, and grandson Christopher Walker. He is survived by his brothers Herbert, Bruce, and Francis Walker. He is survived by many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Continue reading “James Robert Walker”


Ella Shapiro, 95, died peacefully, Sunday, January 1. She was a beloved mother, grandmother, aunt, and friend. She leaves behind her daughters Naomi Shapiro and her husband, Ronald Miller, of Shelburne, Hannah Shapiro and her husband, Joel Schlank, of West Hartford, Conn., and Judy Shapiro and her husband, Frank Naef, of Essex. She adored her grandchildren Ari Shapiro-Miller, Maya Burr, Erica Schlank, Colin Schlank, Ivy Naef Knipes and Jaren Naef. She talked incessantly about her grandchildren and was so proud of them.

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